Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

Domestic receipt book

By WORRALL, Joseph

subjects: receipts,

  • 1. ["The domestic receipt book' 1832]
    GB:   LB  

    The BMCat lists "The domestic receipt book, containing upwards of 700 authenticated recipes, chiefly on domestic economy, etc.' as published Todmorden and Salford: 1832. The preface to the second edition (see following entry) states that more than three thousand copies of the first edition were sold in the space of a few months.

  • 2. — The domestic receipt book, in two parts, containing 866 authenticated recipes, chiefly on domestic economy; particularly adapted to family establishments, and calculated to promote a considerable saving in household expenditure. By Joseph Worrall. Second edition.
    17.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [3-9] 10-149 [150]  
    GB:   LB(S)  

    There are two prefaces, one to the first edition dated April 1832 and one to the second edition dated October 1832. The contents are in two parts, each with a separate index. The first contains household receipts, including brewing but not cookery. The second contains medical receipts, and there is also a section of additional and miscellaneous receipts.